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Open letter to Carolyn Bennett about working with Indigenous Nations | Dec 11 2015 | Lynn Gehl | Lynn Gehl welcomes Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett to her position and offers some constructive feedback on how to best more forward.
Historic Kayak Action demands Indigenous Peoples Rights in Paris Climate Accord.
Will Canada listen to Indigenous peoples on carbon offsets? | Dec 10 2015 | John Dillon | If Canada is serious about learning from Indigenous peoples on caring for Mother Earth, it will have to reconsider core aspects of climate policies it inherited from previous administrations.
Indigenous icon John Trudell dies at 69 | Dec 10 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | John Trudell, Indigenous activist, poet and songwriter died of cancer on Tuesday December 8, 2015, at his home in Santa Clara County, California.
Photo: Tony Belcourt
A victory for the Métis or a victory over the Métis? | Dec 10 2015 | Tony Belcourt | Bill 153 was just rushed through the Ontario legislature, and many people are not too pleased.
B.C. Minister's Advisory Council on Aboriginal Women
On Human Rights Day, Indigenous women still face two layers of discrimination | Dec 10 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | Indigenous women face two layers of discrimination from birth. One layer from being part of a racialized group and a second by being women.
Photo by Joey Montoya for IEN
Indigenous flotilla takes to Paris waterways for COP21 | Dec 9 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | On December 7, 2015 at the high-security Paris environmental talks, dozens of kayaks in an all-Indigenous flotilla made their way through Paris' winding rivers and waterways.
Photo: Flickr/Christian Peacemaker Teams Aboriginal Justice Team
Three ministers have big job of getting MMIW inquiry going | Dec 8 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | The new Trudeau government has acted quickly to prepare the ground for a national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women, an idea the NDP pushed in the last Parliament.
Here's how you can help your church educate about its role in residential schools | Dec 8 2015 | Christina Turner | Do you belong to a church? Then there are some very clear precedents for how to proceed if you want to implement call to action #59 in your life.
GroundWire | December 7, 2015: Climate marches, prisoners' rights | Dec 6 2015 | GroundWire | This week's Groundwire community radio news features stories on climate marches in Vancouver and Winnipeg, and a rally for prisoners' rights.
Photo: flickr/ Alesa Dam
Kwantlen University students illuminate voices of trans* women of colour | Dec 4 2015 | Alyse Kotyk | Leading up to the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, three trans* women of colour share their stories of transition and experiences with violence.
Decolonizing food systems: A journey into an uncomfortable but necessary place | Dec 3 2015 | Abra Brynne | Abra Brynne has a personal discovery while discussing food systems policy, the food movement and decolonization.
'The Butterfly Prison' reignites hope for a better, more just world | Dec 3 2015 | Justin Podur | Tamara Pearson's new book weaves together the stories of two disenfranchised people in this thought-provoking work. Read our spoiler-filled review (and then go grab yourself a copy!).

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Attawapiskat Nightmare 3 Slumberjack said... From the last news link previous thread; it's surprising the media has taken this long to put...
Attawapiskat Nightmare milo204 said... same thing happened here in manitoba this spring with the massive floods.  The province was...
2011 Sisters In Spirit Vigil Maysie said... Thanks Rebecca. The Toronto event isn't listed. Here's the info, I'll be there. Facebook link to...
Letter from Walk4Justice Maysie said... Quote: Good day friends, allies and supporters, Walk4Justice is preparing for their four-year...
Landmark tax decision from the Supreme Court of Canada Charter Rights said... The actual Supreme Court of Canada Decision: Bastien Estate v. Canada     in
Happy National Aboriginal Day! Caissa said... Didn't want to start a new thread. The Maritimes' only native art gallery will be moving to a new...
NY Times article: "Hispanics Identifying Themselves as Indians" Lachine Scot said... Interesting article, thanks! However, I think your thread title is a bit of a Canadianism as I don'...
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AFN Grand Chief Perry Bellegarde said he is optimistic that the Trudeau government is listening. But indigenous groups warn they will go to court again if the government does not fix the system.

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